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Merit Awards

This form of aid is awarded to students in recognition of their achievements.

Spring '19 Scholarships and Awards (for students starting January 2019)

(For students entering fall 2019, please see our new fall 2019 scholarships.)

For more information on Multicultural Student Scholarships, please see Multicultural Scholarships.

For more information on scholarships available to Conservatory of Music students, please see Music Merit Scholarships.

Source

 Eligibility

 Amount

 Comment

Presidential Leadership Awards

Qualified incoming freshmen and transfer students based on admission application

$5000-$10,000 per year for incoming freshmen and transfer students

No separate application; awarded based on academic and leadership qualities in admission application. Award notification with acceptance letter.

Arthur Holmes Faith and Learning Scholarship        

Qualified incoming freshmen and transfer students 

$5,000 per year for incoming freshmen and transfer students (renewable up to
3 additional years)      

No separate application.   

Award notification with acceptance letter.

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National Merit Scholarship

National Merit finalists listing Wheaton as first choice college

 

$15,000 per year for National Merit finalists, $60,000 over 4 years

Wheaton College supplements the amount of the National Merit Scholarship up to a total of $15,000 per year.

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Beatrice Batson Scholarship Incoming freshman with 4.0/4.0 high school GPA Varies

No separate application.

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James E. Burr Scholarship

Freshmen from under-represented minority groups with minimum 3.5 GPA, 25 ACT, 1050 SAT, or in top 20% of class              

$1,000 - $4,000

For more information and application, please see Multicultural Scholarships.

Don and Ann Church Scholarship

Six incoming African-American students per year; based on scholarship essays and academic standing

Full tuition charges, renewable

For details and application, please see Multicultural Scholarships.

Alvaro L. Nieves Latino Scholarship

Freshmen Latino students with a preference to U.S. citizens

Full tuition, room and board charges, renewable.

For details and application, please see .

Phillips Family Scholarship Children of pastors who are awarded the Arthur Holmes Faith and Learning Award Varies

No separate application.

 

Reihmer Scholarship Incoming freshman with interest in the Natural and Social Sciences Varies

No separate application.

 

Sallberg Scholarship Major in Business, Education, Science, or the Conservatory of Music Varies

No separate application.

 

Wheaton Engineering Scholarship Incoming freshman pursuing Engineering Varies

No separate application.

 

Wheaton Physics Scholarship Engineering majors Varies

No separate application.

 

ROTC Room and Board Scholarship                    Enrolled Army ROTC cadets Varies Applications available from the Military Science Department.